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The Philosopher’s Flight – Can Man Really Fly?

Book Review : The Philosopher’s Flight By Tom Miller Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling debut from ER doctor turned novelist Tom Miller, The Philosopher’s Flight is an epic historical fantasy set in a World-War-I-era America where magic and science have blended … Continue reading

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Number Seventeen – A London Mystery

Book Review : Number 17 By Louis Tracy Spoiler Alert! Summary   While leaving the opera a young writer, Frank Theydon, can’t help but notice an enchanting young woman leaving with her father. Later that night Frank is surprised when he … Continue reading

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Cinder – Cyborgs, Lunar Invaders and a Prince

Book Review : Cinder The Lunar Chronicles By Marissa Meyer Spoiler Alert! Summary Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No … Continue reading

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“Outrun The Moon” – The Value Of An Education

Book Review : Outrun The Moon By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. … Continue reading

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The Shape of Mercy – Do Women’s Experiences Transcend Time?

Book Review : The Shape of Mercy By Susan Meissner Spoiler Alert! Summary Leaving a life of privilege to strike out on her own, Lauren Durough breaks with convention and her family’s expectations by choosing a state college over Stanford and earning … Continue reading

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“The Trouble With Kings” – Beyond A Damsel In Distress

Book Review : The Trouble With Kings By Sherwood Smith Spoiler Alert! Summary Princess Flian finds herself the unwilling object of desire of three royals. Is the one she wants a villain–or a hero? Waking up in a strange place, Flian … Continue reading

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Calamity -How Does Sanderson Pull Together An Unlikely Premise?

Book Review : Calamity The Reckoners By Brandon Sanderson Spoiler Alert! Summary When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole … Continue reading

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